First in India – List of First in India

Awards

  • Miss World : Reita Faria in 1966
  • Miss Asia Pacific : Zeenat Aman in 1970
  • Miss Universe : Sushmita Sen in 1994
  • Miss Earth : Nicole Faria in 2010
  • Manhunt International : Rajeev Singh in 2001
  • Man Booker Price : Arundhati Roy in 1997
  • Bharat Ratna : Dr. Sarveppalli Radhakrishnan, C.Rajagopalachari, C.V. Raman in 1954
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award : Devika Rani in 1969
  • Magsaysay Award : Vinoba Bhave in 1958
  • Oscar for life time achievement : Satyajit Ray

Nobel Prize Winners

  • Nobel Prize Winner : Nabindranath Tagore (Literature) in 1913
  • Nobel Prize in Physics : C.V. Raman in 1930
  • Nobel Prize in Medicine : Har Gobind Khorana in 1968
  • Nobel Peace Prize : Mother Teresa in 1979
  • Nobel Prize in Economics : Amartya Sen in 1998
  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry : Venkatraman Ramakrishnan in 2009